Five Firsts: Andy Meixner of Z

February 17th, 2015, 3:00 pm by Greg
Andy Meixner

Andy Meixner

NAME: Andy Meixner
BAND AFFILIATION: Z
INSTRUMENT: Guitar

1. THE FIRST ALBUM I EVER BOUGHT WASAround the World in a Day by Prince & the Revolution

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2. THE FIRST CONCERT THAT I EVER SAW WAS … Van Halen

3. THE FIRST MUSICAL INSTRUMENT I EVER OWNED OR PLAYED WAS … A $10 Stella acoustic guitar from the ’60s

4. THE FIRST SONG THAT I EVER PERFORMED IN PUBLIC WAS … “Dust in the Wind”

5. THE FIRST BAND I WAS EVER IN WAS … The Horse Shoe Valley Llamas

Andy Meixner plays guitar in the band Z, providing the sizzling musical accompaniment for the direct-from-Broadway, all-star magic revue, “The Illusionists: Witness the Impossible,” which opens at 7:30pm tonight (Tuesday, February 17) at Proctors in Schenectady. The show runs through Sunday (February 22), and tickets are $20-$85.